RFA conducted a five year evaluation of USI. Supported by the National Science Foundation, USI is a systemic change initiative charged by the School District of Philadelphia to reform math, science, and technology instruction that will result in high levels of achievement for all Philadelphia students.
This paper is drawn from Research for Action’s evaluation of the Urban Systemic Program in Philadelphia. The Urban Systemic Program is designed to enhance achievement in mathematics and science for all students. In this paper,…
Preview of Findings from RFA’s Fall 1999 Data Collection and Analysis: Creating an Infrastructure for Sustaining Math and Science Reform in Philadelphia
This report is an analysis of the PHUSI and large-scale sustainable changes in math and science curricula in Philadelphia schools. The analysis is based primarily on key informant interviews conducted during Nov. and Dec. 1999…